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Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine/ Department of Family Medicine

Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty


Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty is located in Istanbul (see photos below) in the historical peninsula. It’s academic reputatation is well known. In a TUBITAK list where total academic research performance of all the Turkish Institutions during 27 years was calculated, Istanbul University took the first place. Istanbul University has been the first Turkish University in the “World’s Best 400 Universities” list having an annual publication number above 1500 in the SCI, SSCI, AHCI magazines. According to bibliometric data in URAP TR 2014-2015, it has the third place among all Turkish Universities with a total point of 740.41 (can be accessed from http://tr.urapcenter.org in detail). Istanbul University has the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) and has 550 Erasmus contracts with 24 European countries and Switzerland since 2012 (for more information please view the website at http://erasmus.istanbul.edu.tr).   Istanbul University Medical Faculty, one of the institutions of Istanbul University, offers Family Medicine Residency Programs. This residency program is started after getting sufficient points in the specialization exam (TUS) and lasts for three years where the resident is expected to complete various rotations in 18 months (5 months in pediatrics, 4 months in obstetrics and gynecology, 4 months in internal medicine, 2 months in psychiatry, 1 month in emergency department of general surgery, 1 month in cardiology and 1 month in the department of chest disease) and in the remaining 18 months they work in a family medicine center to observe and learn the primary care applications such as pregnancy follow-up, immunizations, screening and preventive care.   Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine serves patients with two outpatient clinics carried by two Family Medicine Specialists. Associate Professor Ayse Palanduz is our director and tutor. Currently we have 9 residents in our program and once in a week they prepare orally presented seminars in turns. At the end of their residency they are required to turn in a thesis project to be able to complete the program. Residents who are interested in observing the program are heartily wellcome anytime of the year except for june and august.




Open for applications: 
Sunday, 27 September, 2015 to Friday, 27 May, 2016
Tuesday, 27 September, 2016 to Saturday, 27 May, 2017
Street address: 
millet street
Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty
Topkapı Mh., Millet Caddesi, Çapa, 34093 Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye